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Lynda Hopkins 2017 Responsibilities

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Sonoma is charged with the responsibility of establishing policy to guide the various functions of the County and, where necessary, to establish procedures by which functions are performed.

Ad-Hoc Committees

Medicinal Marijuana Regulation and Safety Implementation

Focus on implementation of new medical cannabis regulations, County Ordinance and potential tax revenue.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Member

Measure L Funding Policy

For the purpose of developing policies to guide the distribution of new Transit Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenue generated by Measure L.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Member

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Standing Committees

Health Action 

Identifies priority health and health care issues and develops specific recommendations on local approaches to promote the health of our community and improve the health care delivery system.

Upcoming Meetings

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

Upstream Investments

Chartered by the Board of Supervisors to understand the antecedents to criminal behavior and to identify upstream interventions that reduce downstream criminal justice costs. 

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Alternate

Water Advisory Committee

Advises the Agency’s Board of Directors on policy and fiscal matters affecting the Water Contractors, and helps make decisions regarding water supply issues in the Agency’s service area.  Members of the WAC are appointed by their respective city council or board, and represent the major cities and water districts that receive water via the Sonoma County Water Agency’s aqueduct system.  Alternate shall serve only in the absence of the primary representative.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Alternate

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Successor Agency Oversight Board

Sonoma County Successor Agency Oversight Board – Special District Representative

Advises the Agency’s Board of Directors on The Oversight Board directs the staff of the Successor Agency to perform the work related to the Enforceable Obligations of the former redevelopment agency, as required by ABx1-26.  Per the process developed by the Ad-Hoc on County Oversight Board Appointments, appointments are approved by the full board based on recommendations as outlined on the attached Oversight Board Matrix.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

City of Santa Rosa Successor Agency Oversight Board – Special District Representative

Advises the Agency’s Board of Directors on The Oversight Board directs the staff of the Successor Agency to perform the work related to the Enforceable Obligations of the former redevelopment agency, as required by ABx1-26.  Per the process developed by the Ad-Hoc on County Oversight Board Appointments, appointments are approved by the full board based on recommendations as outlined on the attached Oversight Board Matrix.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

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Countywide Assignments

Local Agency Formation Commission 

A separate government agency established by state law to oversee orderly development of the county related to the boundaries of local governments. LAFCO can approve or deny annexations or changes to these boundaries and can make determinations allowing the provision of services by a local government outside of its boundary.

Upcoming Meetings

Supervisor Hopkins Role: Primary

North Coast Air Basin Control District

Air districts are grouped by air basins which represent an air shed. Northern Sonoma County belongs to the North Coast Air Basin along with Mendocino County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and the North Coast Unified AQMD.  By statute, these Districts are members of the North Coast Air Basin Control Council (BCC).  A representative from Lake County Air Pollution Control District also participates through an MOU. The purpose of the BCC is to work with the Districts to coordinate all air pollution control activities and programs to best serve the public and ensure that the North Coast Air Basin is, or will be, in compliance with the requirements of State and Federal law.

Supervisor Hopkins Role: Primary

Sonoma Clean Power Authority

Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) is the new, locally controlled electricity provider in Sonoma County.  SCP provides residential and business customers across the county the option of using environmentally friendly power, generated by renewable sources, like solar, wind and geothermal. At competitive rates. SCP is a non-profit agency, independently run by the nine Sonoma County cities and the County, which represents unincorporated communities.

Supervisor Hopkins Role: Alternate

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Regional Assignments

Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District

The Board of Directors (BOD) is responsible for district governance and policy for the implementation of local, state and federal air quality regulations.  The BOD appoints hearing board members to oversee appeals and supervises an executive officer (the Air Pollution Control Officer) who manages permits, compliance, and other district business.  Unique to calendar year 2017, the BOD is newly-recomposed, including seats added for city representatives (Healdsburg, Cloverdale and Windsor).  First BOD meeting will adopt bylaws and address fundamental district business matters. 

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

Eel Russian River Commission 

Promotes proper watershed conservation and flood control measures, and promotes public and private economic development activities in the Eel and Russian River watersheds for the general benefit of the citizens in the participating counties of Humboldt, Mendocino and Sonoma.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Alternate

North Bay North Coast Broadband Consortium Oversight Board

Regional broadband planning consortium consisting of Sonoma, Mendocino, Marin and Napa counties to work collaboratively to address regional broadband problems and enhance the County’s ability to attract future grant funding for broadband deployment and adoption projects.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

North Bay Watershed Association

A group of 15 regional and local public agencies located throughout Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties whose mission is to facilitate partnerships across political boundaries that promote stewardship of the North Bay watershed resources.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

North Coast Resource Partnership

Coalition of Tribes and counties working together on integrated regional planning and project implementation to enhance natural resources, built infrastructure, local economies and community health in the north coast of California. Seven counties and North Coast Tribes comprise the leadership of the North Coast Resource Partnership (NCRP). Participating counties include: Del Norte County, Humboldt County, Mendocino County, Modoc County, Siskiyou County, Sonoma County, Trinity County.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

Public Policy Facilitating Committee

Created when the Sonoma County Water Agency, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Mendocino Russian River Flood Control and Water Conversation Improvement District began a Section 7 consultation-a federal process, spelled out in the Endangered Species Act – on the Russian River project.  The agencies were consulting on three listed fish species and meet annually or biannually to receive updates and information as the Biological Opinion is implemented.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

Russian River Watershed Association

An association of nine cities, counties and special districts in the Russian River Watershed that have come together to coordinate regional programs for clean water, fisheries restoration and watershed enhancement, and to promote cooperation and implementation of projects that protect watershed resources, restore fisheries and improve water quality at reduced cost to taxpayers.

Supervisor Hopkin's Role: Primary

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Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
Board of Supervisors
575 Administration Drive
Room 100 A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464626, -122.725441

Board of Supervisors Assignments

Appointments to County Initiated Committees

Standing Committees

Ad-Hoc Committees

Appointments to External Boards and Committees

Countywide Assignments

Regional Assignments

State Assignments

Department Liaisons

 

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